Aplodontia


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Noun1.Aplodontia - type genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beaversAplodontia - type genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beavers
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Aplodontia rufa, mountain beaver, sewellel - bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent
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vulgaris, utilizando como grupos externos aTamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis (Tribu Tamiasciurini), considerada como grupo cercano y emparentado con el genero Sciurus (Mercer & Roth 2003), y Aplodontia rufa, unico representante de la Familia Aplodontiidae, tambien considerado como grupo hermano de la Familia Sciuridae de acuerdo a Carleton y Musser (2005) (Cuadro 1).
Wildland and residential prey compositions were significantly different, with Cougars killing a higher proportion of Deer, Beavers, and Mountain Beavers (Aplodontia rufa) in wildland areas and more Coyotes (Canis latrans), Raccoons (Procyon lotor), Opossums (Didelphis virginiana), and domestic species close to residential development.
A single, distinctive cheek tooth of a mountain beaver (Aplodontia rufa) was recovered from the 35-40 cm depth (SEKI-20173).